With the Blu-ray and DVD release of Warcraft less than one week away, a deleted scene has been released, which features a special musical cameo. U.K. singer Chesney Hawkes is seen briefly singing his hit song "The One and Only", which topped the U.K. singles charts and cracked the Billboard Top 10 in America. The musician is playing this tune when Callan (Burkeley Duffield) and Khadgar (Ben Schnetzer) enter a tavern.
Warcraft became a box office anomaly this summer, earning just $47.2 million domestically, but a whopping $386.3 million internationally for a worldwide tally of $433.5 million, from a $160 million budget. It has also become the highest-grossing video game adaptation of all time at the worldwide box office. This video game adaptation also shattered box office records in China, earning a whopping $46 million on its opening day in the country, taking down Avengers: Age of Ultron's record of $28 million last summer.
In a distant world, humankind faces extinction at the hands of a brutal enemy in the visually stunning epic, Warcraft, coming to Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, 4K Ultra HD, DVD and On Demand on September 27, 2016, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Based on the global video game phenomenon from Blizzard Entertainment, Warcraft is a seamless blend of live action and awe-inspiring visual effects. All Blu-ray editions include over 90 minutes of bonus content, including deleted scenes, an exclusive stop-motion Warcraft comic, and several behind-the-scenes looks at stunts, visual effects, story origins, and more.
The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: Orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, an unlikely group of heroes is set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their families, their people and their home.
Directed by Duncan Jones (Moon, Source Code) and written by Charles Leavitt (In the Heart of the Sea, Blood Diamond) and Jones, Warcraft stars Travis Fimmel (Vikings, Maggie's Plan), Paula Patton(Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, Deja Vu), Dominic Cooper (Captain America: The First Avenger, Need for Speed) and Ben Foster (Lone Survivor, 3:10 to Yuma). Bonus features available on the Blu-ray include the Warcraft: Bonds of Brotherhood Motion Comic, which takes fans on an interactive journey through the official Warcraft graphic novel with a never-before-seen motion comic that brings the story of the film's young heroes - Prince Llane, Captain Lothar and Guardian Medivh - to life in this unique experience.
Other features include The World of Warcraft on Film, which shows how the "World of Warcraft" is much more than just a game - it is a cultural phenomenon. This comprehensive multi-part feature focused on bringing the unique environs of Warcraft to film. There is also a featurette on the making of the Warcraft wax figures by Madame Tussauds, an early teaser which premiered at San Diego Comic-Con in 2013, Deleted Scenes, Gag Reel, Origin Story, The Fandom of WARCRAFT, which delves into the history and breadth of the fandom behind the game and film, as well as the way it has influenced pop culture, and ILM: Behind the Magic of Warcraft, where fans can see some of the groundbreaking facial capture technology utilized by Industrial Lights & Magic to convey the emotion and depth of the visually impressive Orc characters in the film. Take a look at this deleted scene from Warcraft below.